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A fatal blaze in March 1914 increased calls for stronger building inspections and fire prevention methods.
The Toronto Oslers, perennial amateur baseball champions, jump to the professional game.
Driven by his strong sense of faith and social conscience, Howland was a leader who helped redefine the mayor's role.
A look back at the politics and personalities on hand at the birth of Toronto's first subway line.
The double life of Arthur Irwin, baseball star and polygamist.
The Toronto Star's 11 years on the radio airwaves as CFCA.
One hundred years ago today, the museum opened its doors.
A fire that destroyed part of University College in the 1890s later proved a blessing in disguise.
At the turn of the 20th century, urban life moved at the pace of the horse.
New book explores the legacy of architect John Cresswell Parkin, who dragged an extremely conservative Toronto into the modern age.
As the city marks its 180th birthday, a look back at its beginnings and how it got its name.
Toronto's Beatrice Lillie becomes a world-famous entertainer and comedian.
As the shopping mall marks its half-century, we look back at an earlier, groovier anniversary celebration.
John Kluk, a mentally unstable murderer, skulks through the city's Eastern European enclave.
New map viewer lets users engage in some Toronto time-travelling.
The rise and fall of the stylish 1960s hi-fi manufacturer that launched the career of Peter Munk.
The Underground Railroad's 20-year run serving soul food in Toronto.
In light of the latest study on the Gardiner, a look at how the expressway developed.